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July 8, 2014: Heat Exchanger Equipment Sales to Grow at 9 Percent CAGR

Increasing Demand from Emerging Economies and Rising Industrial Growth to Drive Sales
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Global heat exchanger market revenues are forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9 percent from 2014 to 2019, according to a new report by TechSci Research. The market is expected to be driven by growing industrialization across the globe and increasing demand from developing economies.


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July 7, 2014: FuelCell Energy Announces CHP Solution for Medical Center

Fuel Cell Will Generate About 30 Percent of Power Needs; Heat Will Be Used by Absorption Chiller
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FuelCell Energy Inc. has announced a project to install a 1.4 megawatt (MW) fuel cell power plant to provide both electricity and usable heat to the University of California (UC) Irvine Medical Center. The power plant will generate about 30 percent of facility power needs, while the heat will be used in an absorption chiller.


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July 7, 2014: FirstFuel Software to Deliver Energy Efficiency Program for Southern California Edison

Advanced Analytics to Drive Greater Efficiency for Medium-Sized Commercial Buildings
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FirstFuel Software announced that it has been selected by Southern California Edison (SCE) to deliver a first-of-its-kind Continuous Engagement program using advanced analytics to help scale energy efficiency delivery.


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July 7, 2014: Global Smart Homes Market to Reach $47.61 Billion by 2020

Emphasis on Energy Conservation and Reduced Carbon Emissions to be Key Driving Forces
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From a market size of $13.07 billion in 2013, the global smart homes market is forecast to grow at compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.3 percent to reach $47.61 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research.


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July 4, 2014: Embue Partners with Jackson Systems to Create Controllable Register

Embue Introduces Controllable Heating and Cooling Register That Jackson Systems Will Produce
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Embue, a Boston-based manufacturer of connected heating and cooling controls, has announced a new product offering and a partnership agreement with Jackson Systems, a leading manufacturer of HVAC zoning systems.


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July 4, 2014: Almcoe Refrigeration Adopts EOS Refrigerant Asset System

First Commercial Refrigeration Contractor to Use System to Maximize Lifetime Value of Refrigerants
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EOS Climate, a leader in life cycle management of refrigerants, announced that Almcoe Refrigeration is the first commercial refrigeration contractor to adopt its Refrigerant Asset System™ (RAS), which is designed to maximize the value of refrigerant assets, from initial purchase to end of life.


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July 4, 2014: HVAC Contractor’s New App Answers Heating and Cooling Questions

Free Mobile App Offers Multiple Useful Features
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With summer here, homeowners may be experiencing air conditioner issues, and may have trouble finding answers related to HVAC. Builders Mechanical Inc. (BMI) has responded by launching a new, free mobile app.


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July 3, 2014: ASHRAE bEQ Program Qualifies for Florida Rating System under Energy Bill

The Provisions in the Bill Amend a 2013 Florida Law
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Under amended Florida legislation, ASHRAE’s building energy rating and labeling program known as Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) now qualifies as an energy rating option for buildings in the state of Florida.


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July 3, 2014: ACCA Publishes Quality Maintenance Checklist for Building Owners

Checklist Features Seven Questions That Building Owners and Operators Should Ask Contractors
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ACCA has published a new Commercial Quality Maintenance Checklist, based on ANSI/ACCA/ASHRAE 180 - Standard Practice for Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial Building HVAC Systems, to help building owners and operators select a contractor to perform maintenance on their heating and cooling systems.


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July 3, 2014: More Than 1.2 Million Stationary Fuel Cell Systems Shipped Annually by 2022

Residential Combined Heat and Power Is the Fastest Growing Fuel Cell Market Segment
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Driven by the growing need to enhance grid resiliency and the accelerating adoption of distributed generation (DG) technologies, the stationary fuel cell market is poised for rapid growth over the next decade, states Navigant Research.


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